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Recommendations to mitigate against human health risks incurred due to energetic particle irradiation beyond low earth orbit/BLEO

McKenna-Lawlor, Susan and Bhardwaj, Anil and Ferrari, Franco and Kuznetsov, Nikolay and Lal, Ajay K. and Li, Yinghui and Nagamatsu, Aiko and Nymmik, Rikho and Panasyuk, Michael and Petrov, Vladislav and Reitz, Günther and Pinsky, Lawrence and Shukor, Muszaphar (Sheikh) and Singhvi, Ashok K and Straube, Ulrich and Tomi, Leena and Lawrence, Townsend (2015) Recommendations to mitigate against human health risks incurred due to energetic particle irradiation beyond low earth orbit/BLEO. Acta Astronautica, 109, pp. 182-193. Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.11.009. ISSN 0094-5765.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.11.009

Abstract

An account is provided of the main sources of energetic particle radiation in interplanetary space (Galactic Cosmic Radiation and Solar Energetic Particles) and career dose limits presently utilized by NASA to mitigate against the cancer and non-cancer effects potentially incurred by astronauts due to irradiation by these components are presented. Certain gaps in knowledge that presently militate against mounting viable human exploration in deep space due to the inherent health risks are identified and recommendations made as to how these gaps might be closed within a framework of global international cooperation.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/106004/
Document Type:Article
Title:Recommendations to mitigate against human health risks incurred due to energetic particle irradiation beyond low earth orbit/BLEO
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
McKenna-Lawlor, SusanSpace Technology Ireland, Ltd., NUI Maynooth, Co.Kildare, IrelandUNSPECIFIED
Bhardwaj, AnilPlanetary Science Branch of the SpacePhysicsLaboratory,VikramSarabhaiSpace Centre, ISRO, Trivandrum, IndiaUNSPECIFIED
Ferrari, FrancoInstitute of Physics,PolandUNSPECIFIED
Kuznetsov, NikolaySINP MSU, RussiaUNSPECIFIED
Lal, Ajay K.Sci/Eng ESMG,IndiaUNSPECIFIED
Li, YinghuiAstronaut Research and Training Centre of China/ACC, Beijing, ChinaUNSPECIFIED
Nagamatsu, AikoJAXA, JapanUNSPECIFIED
Nymmik, RikhoSINP MSU, RussiaUNSPECIFIED
Panasyuk, MichaelSINP MSU, RussiaUNSPECIFIED
Petrov, VladislavRussian Academy of Sciences, IMBP, Moscow, RussiaUNSPECIFIED
Reitz, GüntherRadiation Biology Department, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Cologne, Germany.UNSPECIFIED
Pinsky, LawrenceUniversity of Houston, USAUNSPECIFIED
Shukor, Muszaphar (Sheikh)Universiti Kebangsaan, MalaysiaUNSPECIFIED
Singhvi, Ashok KPhysical Research Laboratory, IndiaUNSPECIFIED
Straube, UlrichEuropean Space Agency, ESA, European Astronaut Center, EAC, Crew Medical Support Office & Astronaut Division, PO Box 906096, 51127 Cologne, Germany and German Aerospace Center, DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, 51143 Cologne, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Tomi, LeenaCanadian Space Agency, CanadaUNSPECIFIED
Lawrence, TownsendUniversity of Tennessee, USAUNSPECIFIED
Date:2015
Journal or Publication Title:Acta Astronautica
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:109
DOI:10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.11.009
Page Range:pp. 182-193
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0094-5765
Status:Published
Keywords:Galactic Cosmic Radiation/GCR, Solar Energetic Particles/SEPs, Hard spectrum SEPs, Onboard risk management
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Research under Space Conditions
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R FR - Research under Space Conditions
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Strahlenbiologie (old), R - Operational Medicine
Location: Köln-Porz
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Aerospace Medicine > Radiation Biology
Deposited By: Kopp, Kerstin
Deposited On:23 Sep 2016 08:05
Last Modified:23 Sep 2016 08:05

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